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3 Methods for Compensating Localized Heat Generation in Smart Thermostats

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This video goes through one of the most prominent issues with thermostat design, accounting for the…

3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs

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Learn how design parameters impact system performance.

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Rectifying Diodes

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Phase Shift

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two capacitors, 0.1…

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Millman’s Theorem

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Nonlinear Resistance

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Counters

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

3-bit Binary Counter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 555 timer IC (Radio Shack catalog # 276-1723) One…